easyJet’s Carbon Emissions Compensation


Clifford Chance advised easyJet on its commitment to be the first major airline to offset carbon emissions from fuel used on all of its domestic and international flights from 19 November 2019.

EasyJet Airline Company Limited, styled as easyJet, is a British low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport.

The legal aspects of the project were led by easyJet’s Group General Counsel, Maaike de Bie, and easyJet’s Head of Commercial Legal, Jonathan Levy supported by legal adviser, Lewis Bates, working together with a Clifford Chance team led by Nigel Howorth (Picture) and supported by Kirsty Souter with input from Melissa Fogarty and Daud Khan (Corporate), Vanessa Marsland and Leigh Smith (IP) and Susan Poffley (Litigation). Clifford Chance has worked with easyJet for several years, including on the acquisition of part of Air Berlin’s operations at Tegel Airport.

Involved fees earner: Melissa Fogarty – Clifford Chance; Nigel Howorth – Clifford Chance; Daud Khan – Clifford Chance; Vanessa Marsland – Clifford Chance; Susan Poffley – Clifford Chance; Leigh Smith – Clifford Chance; Kirsty Souter – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Easy jet;